"A portrait is a picture in which there is just a tiny little something not quite right about the mouth." -- John Singer Sargent

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Ann Calvert Stuart Robinson

This c. 1804 painting of Ann Calvert Stuart Robinson (Mrs. William Robinson) by Gilbert Stuart hangs in the National Gallery in Washington, DC. Ann Calvert Stuart was born at Abingdon (Now Ronald Reagan National Airport) in 1784. She was the daughter of Dr. David Stuart and Eleanor (Calvert) Custis. She married William Robinson at an unknown date.

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